Category Archives: 312 Sqd

312 Sqn – 82nd Anniversary

82nd Anniversary 5 September 2022 the 82nd Anniversary of the formation of 312 Squadron the 2nd  Czechoslovak fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force.

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Czechoslovak RAF Remembered 2022 – Normandy

The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command who fell on D-Day and during the Battle of … Continue reading

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Vaclav Slouf – One of the Few

Václav Šlouf One of the Few …………….* 08.10.1911, Dvorec u Nepomuku, Plzeň. …………….† 13.04.1976, Weston Super Mare, UK. Pre WW2: Václav Šlouf was born on 8 October 1911 at Dvorec u Nepomuku near Plzeň, Czechoslovakia. He was the eldest son … Continue reading

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Evzen Cizek – One of the Few

Evžen ČÍŽEK One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 10.12.1904, Slezská. …………….† 26.11.1942, Cardiff Bay, UK. Pre WW2 : Před 2. svět. válkou : Evžen Čížek was born on 10 December 1904, at Slezská, near Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. Evžen Čížek … Continue reading

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Remembering the Czechoslovak 88 of the Battle of Britain

On 10 July, the 82nd anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain. 2938 Allied airmen flow in that battle which was from 10 July 1940 to 31 October 1940, 88 of whom were Czechoslovak pilots. The names of … Continue reading

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Hledani ztraceneho casu – v Britanii za vlast – 4

Part 4 of a Czech language documentary about the Czechoslovak Wing – 310, 312 and 313 Sqns when deployed at RAF Exeter in 1942.

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Celakovice – 18.06.22.

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D-Day 78th Anniversary

On the 78th Anniversary of D-Day, remembering the Czechoslovak RAF airmen who were lost participating in the build up to that day and the subsequent Battle of Normandy. Twenty-three Czechoslovak airmen serving in the RAF who were killed during the … Continue reading

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Hledani ztraceneho casu – v Britanii za vlast – 3

Part 3 of a Czech language documentary about the Czechoslovak Wing – 310, 312 and 313 Sqns when deployed at RAF Exeter in 1942.

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Sidi bel Abbes to RAF Cosford 1940

The recollections of an unknown Czechoslovak airman. The Czechoslovak airmen signed on with the French Foreign Legion at Marseilles. At their training camp things were very hard for them. Each legionaire signed on for five years. Learning the French language … Continue reading

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